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Root, Sidney, 1824-1897



  • Existence: 1824 - 1897

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Jefferson Davis collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS10
Scope and Content

This collection contains photocopies of letters between Jefferson Davis, his wife, and daughter, Varina Anne (Winnie), and members of the family of Sidney Root. Also included are two autographs of Jefferson Davis.

Dates: 1862-1894, undated

Sidney Root papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS908f
Scope and Content

This collection contains autobiographic and biographic materials on Sidney Root as well as transcriptions of letters and newspaper articles written by Root. Materials include the manuscripts for Root's unpublished autobiography, Memorandum of My Life and genealogy papers on the Root family. Of particular note is a manuscript of a biography of Root by Walter McElreath, one of the founders of the Atlanta Historical Society.

Dates: 1863-1897, undated

Additional filters:

Autobiographies 1
Businessmen -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Grant Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Merchants -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate 1